International Study




International student

Welcome to Newcastle!

We are a world-class university with a thriving international community. Currently we have students from over 120 different countries, including more than 160 from Greece.

If you are thinking about joining us, we are here to help you every step of the way.

Courses in Marine Science and Technology in general and Marine Transport with Management MSc are very popular with students from Greece. We are one of the few universities in the UK to offer this Masters course, as a result Newcastle is a popular choice for Greek students.

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Student life

Newcastle is friendly, multicultural and safe. The city centre is just a few minutes' walk from the campus, and we're also close to the beach and countryside.

At Newcastle, you will develop connections with fellow students from around the world.

The International Society brings together students of different nationalities. This can help you settle in to the local environment and promotes cultural diversity on our campus.

The Hellenic Society organises social events for Greek and Cypriot students and students who are interested in Hellenic culture and history. 

Find out more about societies on the NUSU website.

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I was amazed by the academic and support staff who were very kind and eager to help in any aspect regarding my studies.

Meet Konstantinos from Greece
Konstantinos from Greece student profile

Entry Requirements


Find out the qualifications from Greece that we accept for entry onto undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Newcastle.

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English you will generally need an IELTS score of 6.5, or equivalent, to study at Newcastle.

Our English language requirements section also lists the alternative English language qualifications we accept. This varies depending on which country you are from.

If you don't meet our English language requirements extra support is available. You could also complete a course to help improve your English before you start your degree. We provide these at our:

You will also receive language support throughout your studies.


Education agents

Education agents can help you find the right university and assist you with applying for a course. They can also offer advice on visas, accommodation, travel and more.

We have excellent relationships with education agents from Greece who can provide further information and assist you with the submission of your application to Newcastle University. Our contacts are listed below.

Alpha Consultants

Mathiou Makka 1 and Erythrou Stavrou 3, Ampelokipoi, 11526, Athens

Tel: (+30) 210 6916990

Other offices: Thessaloniki

Foundation College

43 Mitropoleos st. & Mnisikleous 2, 10556, Athens

Tel: (+30) 2105243600 or 2105244900

Network Educational Services

84 Vas Sofias Avenue, 11528, Athens

Tel: (+30) 2107488131

18 P. Mela & Tsimiski, 546 22 Thessaloniki

Tel: (+30) 2310240394

Zenol Education Centre

6 Omiriou Street, 17122 Nea Smyrni, Athens

Tel: (+30) 2109339130
Mob. (+30) 6972800287
Skype: capateras

How to Apply

You can apply online to study with us.

We have helpful instructions explaining how to do this on both our undergraduate and postgraduate websites.




Our graduates are in demand 

Newcastle University has a proud tradition of graduates who achieve greatness in their chosen fields. From social leaders, innovators of industry and famous faces, Newcastle University alumni are making their mark across the globe.

Skills for the workplace 

We work closely with employers to ensure the content of our degrees reflects the skills that are needed in the world of work. By providing internships and work experience placements wherever possible, we ensure you have the relevant skills to excel in your chosen career.

Careers service

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the best, largest and most innovative in the UK. Every year international, national and local employers come to our campus to deliver presentations and to hold interviews for their graduate-level jobs. If you want to build up work experience whilst studying, we have various initiatives to help you add to your degree

Meet Us

Contact us

You can contact us by email with any questions you may have about applying to Newcastle.

You can explore our campus and the city of Newcastle by watching one of our virtual tours.

Representatives from the International Recruitment Team and academic schools visit different countries throughout the year. Our upcoming visits to your country are listed here and new events will be added as they are confirmed. You can see all our travel plans on our events page.